Of course you cannot expect the Korean giant to match the likes of Xiaomi and Lenovo in the pricing war but the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 looks pretty good on specs and price comparatively in the galaxy of Samsung backed by the company’s strong distribution and service network and brand name. To be available exclusively on Flipkart, the Pre-booking starts 4PM today and sale starts on July 23rd. Boasting a 5MP front camera, Samsung focuses both the phones to the selfie audience. Both the phones also supports 4G and are dual-SIM. Galaxy J5 is priced at Rs 11,999 and the Galaxy J7 at Rs 14,999.
In terms of specifications, the Galaxy J5 features a 5-inch TFT display with a 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor paired with 1.5GB RAM. A 8GB of internal storage can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Samsung’s own TouchWiz UI layered on top of it.
On the camera side, the focus is on the slefie with a 5-MP front facing camera and a 13MP rear camera with autofocus. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone supports 4G, 3G, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, Glonass and microUSB. The J5 comes with a 2600mAh battery, the company claims it to give a standby time of 342 hours.
On the other hand, the Galaxy J7 has a still better specs. It features a 5.5-inch TFT display with a 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. Powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core Exynos 7580 processor paired with 1.5GB RAM, the dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with TouchWiz layered on top. Like the J5, the J7 also gets only a 8GB of internal storage with an option for microSD card that can equip up to 128GB.
The camera is similar to the J5 with a 13MP rear autofocus camera along with a 5MP front facing camera. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone offers 4G, 3G, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, Glonass and Micro-USB. A 3000mAh battery is claimed by Samsung to deliver 354 hours of standby time.
As an introductory offer, Samsung is offering Rs. 999 worth flip cover for Rs. 199 for these smartphones. Samsung also has bundled Rs 3200 worth in-app purchase credit from Gameloft, double data for Airtel customers on 4G for 6 months and unlimited music downloads on Airtel’s Wynk music worth Rs 595 for 6 months.